The first museum of its kind in the United States, the Chicago-based American Writers Museum honors writers and writing that has helped shaped American society and culture.
Articles from Poet & Writers Magazine include material from the print edition plus exclusive online-only material.
Beth Ann Fennelly highlights five journals that first published pieces appearing in her new book, Heating & Cooling: 52 Micro-Memoirs.
The Radius of Arab American Writers works to support and disseminate creative and scholarly writing by Arab Americans through workshops, conferences, and community outreach.
In a continuing series on international writing communities, contributing editor Stephen Morison Jr. spends time with four authors in Tirana, Albania.
A look at 153 full-residency programs and 59 low-residency programs, sorted alphabetically by region.
The digital deputy editor of GQ discusses his Best Books of the Month feature and the state of diversity in publishing.
For the author whose new novel, The Gypsy Moth Summer, is out now, it took over two decades of writing and rewriting the same scene from her childhood to fully understand—and make peace with—her past.
Girls creator Lena Dunham discusses her new feminist book imprint, Lenny Books, and its first title, Sour Heart, the debut story collection by Jenny Zhang.
Two of the most dynamic poets writing today, both with new collections out, explore issues of poetry and craft, aesthetics and language, luxury and yearning, drag and systematic repression.
Poets and writers share their notes on writing in this series of micro craft essays. In the latest installment: reading aloud.
A fiction writer’s habit of imagining the lives of people who live in her favorite houses leads to serious research for her novel.
Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden has named Tracy K. Smith the next poet laureate of the United States.
A video series explores ideas of America and identity by featuring people from across the state of Alabama reading stanzas from Walt Whitman’s “Song of Myself.”
Literary agents offer honest, unfiltered advice on how to find, approach, and secure the perfect agent for your work.
Follow these agents on Twitter to gain insight into their tastes, author lists, and what kind of work they’re currently seeking.
This year’s debut fiction roundup features emerging writers Zinzi Clemmons, Hala Alyan, Jess Arndt, Lisa Ko, and Diksha Basu.
In a growing trend, video games simulate the experience of being inside classic works of literature, from Thoreau’s Walden to Joyce’s Ulysses.
Editor Yuka Igarashi highlights five journals that first published debut stories included in PEN America Best Debut Short Stories 2017, forthcoming in August from Catapult.
Small Press Points highlights the innovation and can-do spirit of independent presses. This issue features the San Francisco–based feminist press Aunt Lute Books.
[Y]volve Publishing, a new press based in Chicago, has launched a chapbook series featuring poetry both written and edited by local teens.
South African artist Barbara Wildenboer transforms old reference books into delicate sculptures that evoke their sources’ subject matter.
A young developer discusses the genesis of her app, We Read Too, which offers an extensive database of multicultural books for young readers.
As part of a continuing series, we offer a breakdown of the numbers behind our Grants & Awards listings in our July/August 2017 issue.
Launched in 2008, this series of in-depth interviews with book editors, publishers, and agents offers a unique look at the past, present, and future of the book industry and what writers can do to thrive in today’s publishing world.
Page One offers the first lines of a dozen new and noteworthy books, including Roxane Gay’s Hunger and Julia Fierro’s The Gypsy Moth Summer.